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This Month’s Focus: Coating

Basic batch coater operating parameters and setup

This article discusses the basic operating parameters and setup for a perforated pan film coater.

Optimizing coating solution delivery system and single-tube Coriolis flow meter performance

The single-tube Coriolis flow meter is a critical but often misunderstood component of pharmaceutical tablet coating systems. This article provides tips for setting up and maintaining your tablet coater’s flow meter and coating solution delivery system to help ensure accurate flowrate measurements and optimal coating solution delivery.

Bitter to better: Formulation strategies for effective taste masking

The development and optimization of taste-masking formulations, especially for pediatric drug products, continues to be an important aspect of solid oral dosage formulation. This article examines several techniques to overcome the bitter or unpleasant taste of some active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Back Page: The evolution of coating technology

This article discusses how major advancements in tablet coating technology have improved product quality and production efficiency.

General Features

Spotlight on Nutraceuticals: The importance of quality agreements for dietary supplement manufacture

The dietary supplement industry, like the pharmaceutical and food industries, relies heavily on contractors and subcontractors. However, no matter who does what along the supply chain, the product owner is ultimately responsible for GMP compliance. This article discusses how quality agreements can ensure compliance and what they should include.

Eye on excipients: Using isomalt as a carrier for liquid APIs

In this edition of Eye on Excipients, researchers present the results of a study that examined how isomalt can be used as a carrier for liquid APIs in solid oral dosage forms.

May Content

From serialization to aggregation: A holistic approach

Serialization Q&A

Using vacuum transfer equipment to improve pharmaceutical processing

Improving grinding performance with pneumatic conveying

Issue Focuses

January: Capsule Filling

March: Outsourcing

April: Coating

May: Packaging

June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook

July: Excipients & Formulation

September: Tabletting

October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance

November: Annual Buyer’s Guide

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2018
Focus
Special Sections
January*
Capsule Filling
Granulation & Drying
March
Outsourcing: Formulation, Manufacturing, Packaging, Research & Lab Services
1. Counters/Bottle Fillers
2. Dedusters
April*
Coating
1. Test & Inspection Equipment
2. Multi-layer Tabletting
May
Packaging
1. Particle Size: Reduction,     Separation, & Analysis
2. Powder Transfer &     Containment
June
Solid Dosage Sourcebook
July*
Excipients & Formulation
1. Tooling
2. Mixers & Blenders
September
Tabletting
Liquid Capsule Filling
October*
Quality, Validation, & Regulatory Compliance
1. Blister Packaging
2. Tablet & Capsule      Identification
November
Annual Buyer’s Guide
*Issue includes “Spotlight on Nutraceuticals” insert.

Buyers Guide
Tables and Capsules Source Book